U.S. Warns Americans Against Traveling To Russia and Ukraine Over Border Tensions

The US State Department has warned American citizens against traveling to Russia and Ukraine due to “ongoing tension along the border with Ukraine”, says an official statement issued on Sunday. 

Although last week’s meetings between senior US and Russian diplomats about the current crisis appear to have calmed the waters, the situation on Ukraine’s land and maritime borders, where Moscow has deployed soldiers remains of grave concern.

“Due to Russia’s heightened military presence and ongoing military exercises along the border region with Ukraine, U.S. citizens… considering travel to districts of [Russia] immediately bordering Ukraine should be aware that the situation along the border is unpredictable and there is heightened

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